Damien McKay – Director, HD McKay Consulting Engineers

    • Damien McKay – Director, HD McKay Consulting Engineers's presentations

    Damien has over 20 years of experience in engineering and construction projects, with a recognised expertise in building regulations, and the need for transparent monitoring and clearer guidelines. He is probably best known for his work on Pyrite and Mica and was the leading expert interviewed by RTE for their Prime Time special on Mica.

    He has worked with a range of private and public sector bodies, and Projects he has worked on include: Curran Quay Development at Larne Harbour £4.5million; Clar Barnesmore Gap road Realignment €20million; Knockvalley Sewer £2million and Bundoran Link Road €600k; Finisklin Industrial Park, Sligo €1.5million.

    Presentation Title-

    CE Markings & The Construction Products Regulations.

    Presentation Synopsis-

    This session looks at how the new EU Construction Products Regulation (CPR) and CE Markings affect engineers, architects and the construction industry, including:

    • How to tell if a HEN (Harmonized European standard) applies to the product, and what to do if there is none?
    • Liability issues – from manufacturing to specifying to building
    • Legal issues surrounding the CE standard
    • The manufacturer’s role in ensuring their product is CE marked
    • What if no test facilities exist for the product in Ireland?
    • Worked example of a product’s CE marking.



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